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Chiropractic Research

ACA is committed to supporting and sharing evidence-based research about the safety and effectiveness of chiropractic treatments. And as a member, you have access to influential research studies and reviews that support chiropractic's natural, whole-body and cost-effective approach for a variety of conditions.


The Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics is the most respected chiropractic science journal in the world. ACA general and governors advisory cabinet members get free online access as a benefit.

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What Research Shows

Research has demonstrated chiropractic services to be effective, safe and cost effective for a number of conditions. And we have the research to show it.

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Share the good news about the efficacy and cost effectiveness of chiropractic with easy-to-understand and downloadable ACA information graphics.

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Evidence in Action

ACA and the Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research have partnered to provide “Evidence in Action,” a series of articles and videos that translate how the findings of research studies can be applied in clinical practice.

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October 2021